Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V49.65
Below elbow amputation status
  • Short description: Status amput below elbow.
  • ICD-9-CM V49.65 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM V49.65 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • History of left below elbow amputation
  • History of of left below elbow amputation
  • History of of right below elbow amputation
  • History of right below elbow amputation
  • Hx of left below elbow amputation
  • Hx of right below elbow amputation
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V49.65 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z89.219 Acquired absence of unspecified upper limb below elbow
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V49.65:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • arm (acquired) V49.60
      • above elbow V49.66
      • below elbow V49.65
      • congenital (see also Deformity, reduction, upper limb) 755.20
        • lower - see Absence, forearm, congenital
        • upper (complete) (partial) (with absence of distal elements, incomplete) 755.24
          • with
            • complete absence of distal elements 755.21
            • forearm (incomplete) 755.23
    • forearm (acquired) V49.65
      • congenital (complete) (partial) (with absence of distal elements, incomplete) (see also Deformity, reduction, upper limb) 755.25
        • with
          • complete absence of distal elements (hand and fingers) 755.21
          • humerus (incomplete) 755.23
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